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ExcellentExport.js update: Javascript export to Excel and CSV

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Updated to v2.1.0

The ExcellentExport library is having a lot of visits, from people coming directly to the page or redirected by search engines. So, I decided to update it.

I have got some ideas from comments on the blog or discussions on reddit.

Download the new version from: ExcellentExport.js v2.1.0

Revision history:

3.0.0 (Work in progress)

  • XLSX support. This bumps the build size to 639 KB.
  • New API: ExcellentExport.convert(...)

2.1.0 (24/09/2017)

  • Add Webpack build.
  • Create UMD JavaScript module. Library can be loaded as a module (import, RequireJS, AMD, etc...) or standalone as window.ExcelentExport.

2.0.3 (21/01/2017)

  • Fix export as a module.
  • Changed minifier to UglifyJS.

2.0.2 (10/01/2017)

  • Fix CSV Chinese characters and other special characters display error in Windows Excel.
  • Fix URL.createObjectURL(...) on Firefox.

2.0.0 (03/10/2016)

  • Now it can export to big files +2MB.
  • Minimum IE 11.
  • Links open with URL.createObjectURL(...).
  • NPM package available.
  • Using Semantic versioning (2.0.0 instead of 2.0).
  • Module can be loaded standalone or with RequireJS.
  • Change license to MIT.


  • Possibility to select a CSV delimiter.
  • Bower package available.
  • Compose package available.


  • Add LICENSE.txt with GPL v3.
  • UTF-8 characters fixed.


  • Added minified version.


  • Added CSV data export


  • Added Excel data export

Working example

Column 1 Column "cool" 2 Column 3 Column 4
100,111 200 300 áéíóú
400 500 600 àèìòù
Text More text Text with new line ç ñ ÄËÏÖÜ äëïöü


Now ExcellentExport.js basically works on all browsers. It is ready for you to use on your projects.

Check on github or this blog for updates. ExcellentExport.js.

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